high-altitude


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Adj.1.high-altitude - occurring at or from a relative high altitude; "high-level bombing"
high - (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high'); "a high mountain"; "high ceilings"; "high buildings"; "a high forehead"; "a high incline"; "a foot high"
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(6) A climber taking oral acetazolamide developed high-altitude pulmonary oedema, blurred vision and myopia without other neurological symptoms at 4 700 m.
Airbus has delivered to China's Sichuan Airlines its first Airbus A319 aircraft, in a 132-seat two-class layout, equipped with V2500 engines from International Aero Engines for high-altitude operations.
As chief high-altitude physician for the NASA-Yale University Everest expeditions, he was the only physician during the disastrous climb on Everest depicted in John Krakauer's book Into Thin Air.
That's because high-altitude air is under less pressure from the atmosphere pressing down from above.
High-altitude illness: physiology risk factors prevention and treatment.
The researchers looked at specific genes responsible for high-altitude adaptation in Tibetans.
New research is revealing more about the conditions needed to generate these high-altitude ice clouds and illustrates new ways that pollutants can have consequences many kilometers up in the atmosphere.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has revealed that it will make US high-altitude airspace consistent with that over Europe, Australia, northern Canada and most of the north Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
"Very few people can stay indefinitely at altitudes above 5,500 m (18,000 ft), and thrive," says Robert Schoene, a high-altitude physiologist at the University of Washington.
They revealed that it was a project of the Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility, which according to its web site, launches large, unmanned, high-altitude research balloons.

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